Nigeria's growing animation industry
With Dawn of Thunder set for release in 2020, Nigeria could get its first animated feature highlighting the growth in the country's animation industry. Funding and manpower are major challenges but animation studios continue to produce animated projects despite different disappointments.
Again, they forgot Abuja's birthday
On 3 February 1976, military head of state Murtala Mohammed announced that Nigeria’s Federal Capital would in the future move to a location in the central part of the country. That location was Abuja. But today, as has been the case for some years now, nobody in government remembers to mark the date. The multi-award-winning columnist and Executive Head of The Guardian's Editorial Board, Martins Oloja, takes an analytical look at this issue in the latest instalment of ‘Inside Stuff.’
CBN sets December 31st deadline for 65% LDR target: A wrap of Nigeria’s FX markets
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has charged 12 banks over N400bn for failing to meet the loan-to-deposit-ratio (LDR) target set by Apex Bank. CBN had set September 30th as deadline for banks in the Country to meet the 60 per cent loan-to-deposit-ratio target. To discuss this story, Omotola Abimbola, Macro and Fixed Income Analyst at Chapel Hill Denham joins CNBC Africa for more.
The Boeing 737 Max 8 plane
The recent crash of an Ethiopian Airline aeroplane has brought so much attention to the Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft. Here are some key facts about the American-made narrow-body aircraft:
In shadow of crackdown, Turkey failed coup
Turkey marking the first anniversary Saturday of the attempted overthrow of President Tayyip Erdogan -- even as the country remains in a state of emergency.
108 Nigerian Senators sponsor motion to urgently end Biafra, Arewa youths agitations
The Senate urges Nigerians to desist from actions and utterances capable of jeopardising the corporate existence of the country.
Senate warns against actions, utterances that jeopardise Nigeria’s unity
The Senate on Wednesday urged Nigerians to desist from actions and utterances capable of jeopardising the corporate existence of the country.
Charting a strategy for national unity in Nigeria
The richness of Nigeria's diversity is one worth envying, but in this critical point in the nation's history, a very divisive narrative has taken root, which has become a serious cause of concern for the future of the country.